|Jim Johnston All Employee Tape with Smokers' Rights Tape [Parts 1-3]|
Jim Johnston addresses employees about problems facing R.J.Reynolds, primarily low employee morale and the anti-smoking movement. He announces his intention to change the corporate culture to one in which performance will be rewarded. He dispels a number of rumors including ones about reductions in wages, health insurance benefits, and layoffs. He acknowledges that the anti-smoking movement is likely to grow but points to Reynolds' support of smokers' rights groups...
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